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Watch: 10-feet-long King Cobra rescued from a temple in Odisha
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COVID-19: WB idol maker's business slumps by over 50%
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West Bengal Congress chief Somen Mitra passes away, tributes pour in
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Watch: Giant fish weighing 800 kg caught off Digha coast, sold for Rs 50,000
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35-yr-old man dies after being hit by speeding dumper in Siliguri, locals set dumpers on fire
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West Bengal-bound train passengers stuck in Bhubaneswar
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COVID-19: India's death rate dips to 2.23%, recovery rate rises to 64.51%
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COVID-19: Recovery rate stands at 63.92%
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Artists paint graffiti on road to create awareness about COVID-19 in WB's Asansol
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People of various faiths come forward to donate blood in Murshidabad
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Police vehicles, public transport set ablaze as violence erupts in WB's Dinajpur
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District Ganga officials to be considered for PM's Awards for Excellence in Public Administration 2020
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WB's Siliguri observes lockdown, sanitization drive underway
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'Education is politically caged in West Bengal': Governor Dhankar
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Mamata appeals for unity in diversity on Ram Temple bhoomi pujan dayOn the day when bhoomi pujan was held for the Ram Temple at Ayodhya and Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone for it, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee appealed for unity in..
West Bengal Lockdown: All banks to remain closed on these datesTo curb the rapid spread of coronavirus, the Mamata Banerjee government, on August 3, revised the dates for complete lockdown in West Bengal till August 31. Due to the lockdown, all banks across the..
BJP to TMC : withdraw lockdown on August 5 for celebration of bhoomi pujan in AyodhyaTaking a swipe at the TMC government for selecting August 5 for complete lockdown in West Bengal when 'bhoomi pujan' (groundbreaking rituals) is scheduled in Ayodhya for the construction of the Ram..
West Bengal Lockdown: State govt revises COVID-19 lockdown dates; check new dates hereFrom the earlier announced notification, August 16, 17, 23, and 24 have been dropped, while August 20, 21, 27, and 28 have been added to the West Bengal COVID-19 lockdown duration.
West Bengal: CPI(M) leader Mohammed Salim tests positive for COVID-19The senior leader of the Marxist party has been admitted to a private hospital on Kolkata's Eastern Metropolitan Bypass
All West Bengal BJP MPs are with party: Kailash VijayvargiyaBJP general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya on Monday dismissed speculation that some party MPs from West Bengal may join the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) before next year's Assembly polls in that..
No infighting in West Bengal BJP, TMC spreading canards to mislead people: Dilip GhoshAmid reports of infighting in the BJP unit of West Bengal, the party's state president, Dilip Ghosh, on Monday asserted that all was well in the organisation, and charged the TMC with spreading canards..
Kailash Vijayvargiya dismisses rumours about BJP MPs joining TMCBJP leader and Central observer for West Bengal Kailash Vijayvargiya on Monday dismissed the news appearing on a section of news channels that some Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) parliamentarians are..
West Bengal Lockdown: Complete list of COVID-19 containment zones in Kolkata, HowrahWest Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had earlier announced that bi-weekly complete lockdown in the state will be on August 2, 5, 8, 9, 16, 17, 22, 23, 29, 30.
Thieves targeting BJP members in West Bengal; bar owned by female party leader robbedIn Asansol, where thieves committed a robbery in the bar owned by a female BJP leader.
WB govt extends restriction on flights to Kolkata from six cities till Aug 15Earlier, on July 17, flight operations to Kolkata from Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Chennai, Nagpur, and Ahmedabad were suspended on the request of West Bengal government till July 31.
Positivity rate: Karnataka, Bihar, Bengal and Andhra emerge as new hotspotsMaharashtra continues to top the positivity rate chart but new states have emerged as hotspots over the 14-day period from July 15 to July 28 even as the national rate of total confirmed cases per 100..
West Bengal govt issues guidelines for bi-weekly complete lockdown, containment zonesChief Minister Mamata Banerjee had earlier announced that bi-weekly complete lockdown in West Bengal will be on August 2, 5, 8, 9, 16, 17, 22, 23, 29, 30. Further, lockdown in containment zones across..
WB lockdown: No flight operation for 7 days in month of August; schools, colleges to remain closed till Aug 31West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday announced that bi-weekly complete lockdown in the state will continue in August
West Bengal Congress president Somen Mitra dies at 78West Bengal Congress president Somen Mitra passed away at a city hospital in the early hours of Thursday. He was 78. Sources at the private hospital where Mitra was admitted to said he died due to..
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West Bengal: Schools, colleges to remain closed till August 31, likely to reopen on Teachers' DayMamata stated that the administration is thinking of reopening schools from September 5 which incidentally also happens to be Teachers' Day, and continue classes till Durga Puja.
Jharkhand blames Bihar, Bengal for rise in coronavirus casesJharkhand is witnessing an increase in the number of coronavirus cases due to neighbouring states of Bihar and West Bengal, a senior officer said on Tuesday.
Bi-weekly complete lockdown in West Bengal to continue in August: Here is list of datesWest Bengal complete lockdown calendar for August: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday announced that bi-weekly complete lockdown in the state will continue in August, with..
Covid community spread in West Bengal started early April, biweekly lockdown of no help: VirologistThe Bengal government has largely failed to address the Covid-19 crisis, and its recent decision to impose complete lockdown twice a week till August will be of no help in stemming the community spread..
Lockdown in containment zones extended in Bengal till August 31, biweekly curbs to continueWest Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee announced on Tuesday that the lockdown in the containment zones of the state will continue till August 31 as also the biweekly restrictions in place to check..
Prashant Kishor's report will be key in ticket distribution for Bengal assembly polls: TMC sources
West Bengal: Mamata announces extension of lockdown in containment zones till August 31This week, however, will not see complete lockdown on Saturday, August 1 due to Eid-al-Adha festival. There will be lockdown in containment zones on August 1 and complete lockdown on August 2 and..
Mamata Banerjee thanks PM Modi for cooperation in tackling Covid crisisChief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his cooperation in tackling the Covid-19 crisis in West Bengal, but alleged that "a few people holding constitutional..
Centre should clear West Bengal's dues to help state effectively tackle Covid-19: Mamata BanerjeeWest Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday asked the Centre to clear all financial dues of the state to help it fight the Covid-19 pandemic effectively.
Mamata announces major rejig in TMC ahead of 2021 Bengal pollsTrinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee on Thursday announced a major reshuffle in the party's organisation as she gave leadership roles to younger and new faces with an eye on next year's assembly..
ED raids Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot's brother in fertilizer scamAgrasen Gehlot is the owner of a company named Anupam Krishi, on which the Customs department has levied a penalty of Rs 7 crore for alleged violations of rules in exports. The ED also conducted..
Amid Covid, monsoon fury in 8 states leaves 470 deadIn the middle of coronavirus pandemic, the monsoon has unleashed its fury in eight states causing more than 470 deaths due to floods and landslides, with the highest toll being recorded in West Bengal,..
Complete lockdown in West Bengal on July 23, 25 and 29
NDRF deploys 122 teams in country for flood, rain rescue worksA spokesperson said these teams are positioned in 20 states with a maximum of 19 in Bihar, followed by 12 in Assam, the two states facing flood situation. Nine teams have been deployed in Gujarat,..
BJP will be thrown out of Bengal in 2021 polls, says Mamata Banerjee; Dilip Ghosh hits backWe will throw the BJP out of West Bengal in the 2021 Assembly elections, Mamata Banerjee said at annual Martyr's Day rally of TMC.
Opposition slams TMC for alleged lax implementation of lockdown as govt admits community transmissionOpposition parties in West Bengal Monday slammed the TMC government for allegedly not implementing the lockdown properly, leading to community transmission of Covid-19 in certain areas, and asked it to..
West Bengal announces 2-day lockdown every week; community spread recorded in few areasStating that community transmission of Covid-19 has been recorded in a few areas in West Bengal, the Mamata Banerjee government on Monday announced a complete lockdown across the state for two days..
West Bengal govt announces complete lockdown across state on Thursday, SaturdayComplete lockdown will be in force across West Bengal on Thursday and Saturday this week, state Home Secretary Alapan Bandyopadhyay said.
West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar to meet Amit Shah over situation in state
West Bengal: Crude bomb hurled at BJP rally in Barrackpore, four party workers injuredAt least four BJP workers were injured in the attack.
Despite COVID-19 surge, West Bengal to not re-impose complete lockdownThe case tally in the state includes 14,709 active cases and 1,049 deaths.
Heavy rains over north, northeast India from July 19-21: IMDThe premier weather forecasting department issued a red warning for West Bengal, Assam, and Meghalaya from July 19-21.
Maternal deaths rise in Chandigarh, Punjab, BengalIndia’s maternal mortality ratio (MMR), a key health system indicator, dropped to 113 in the 2016-18 period from 122 in 2015-17, according to the latest data released by the office of the registrar..
West Bengal Lockdown: Ban on passenger flights to Kolkata from 6 cities extended till July 31Flight operations to Kolkata from Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Chennai, Nagpur and Ahmedabad were suspended from July 6 to July 19 on the request of West Bengal government.
West Bengal governor acting more dangerously than BJP mouthpiece: Mamata BanerjeeWest Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said governor Jagdeep Dhakhar was acting "more dangerously" than a BJP mouthpiece and it doesn't suit someone holding a constitutional post, hours..
WB COVID-19 crisis: Lockdown extended in containment zones till July 19The step was taken on the request of the West Bengal state government in view of the increasing COVID1-19 cases.
'Suspected heinous killing' of Debendra Nath Ray speaks of 'gunda raj' in West Bengal: BJPBJP president JP Nadda on Monday termed the death of party leader Debendra Nath Ray as a "suspected heinous killing" and alleged that it showed the "gunda raj and failure of law and order" under the..
Suicide or murder? BJP MLA Debendra Nath Roy found hanging near residence in West Bengal's HemtabadBJP West Bengal and Roy's family has claimed that he was "killed and then hung". On the other hand, a suicide note was found from the MLA's pocket.
Hindutva leader Tapan Ghosh dies battling Covid-19A former RSS leader, Ghosh is the second politician in the state to die due to Covid-19. Last month, Trinamool Congress MLA succumbed to the contagion. Condoling Ghosh's death, senior BJP leader Swapan..
West Bengal Complete Lockdown: List of containment zones in Kolkata, Howrah, North 24 Parganas, other districtsThe West Bengal government had on Tuesday decided to impose strict lockdown in COVID-19 affected areas by clubbing together containment zones and buffer zones near them from July 9. CM Mamata Banerjee..
Seven-day lockdown imposed from 5 pm in all containment zones of West Bengal
West Bengal containment zones lockdown for 7 days from July 9, police to be strict: Mamata BanerjeeHere is the complete list of containment zones in Kolkata, Howrah and North 24 Parganas which will be placed under complete lockdown from July 9.
WB lockdown tommorow: Check full list of containment zonesKolkata city has 33 containment zones. Meanwhile, South 24 Parganas and North 24 Parganas districts of West Bengal have 155 and 219 zones respectively.
Left Front, Congress hold joint rally against fuel price hikeThe Left Front in West Bengal and the Congress party jointly held a protest rally on Tuesday against the rise in fuel prices and demanding proper compensation to the cyclone Amphan victims by the state..